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Ancient Chinese Statue Continues to Baffle

Curators and scholars continue to puzzle over an 11-inch-high burial figure that appears to be seated in a side-saddle position with a cloth draped across his face. According to the Wall Street Journal: Made in China during the latter part of the eighth century, this unusual Tang dynasty burial figure today sits on a shelf in the Museo di Arte Orientale (MAO) of Turin, Italy, exuding as much mystery as he does energy.
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Grand Central: China’s Local Government Debt Could Be Source of Trouble

Business & Finance / Economics : Wall Street Journal Economics Blog (4 hours ago)

The Wall Street Journal’s Daily Report on Global Central Banks for Wednesday, January 28, 2015. Jon Hilsenrath says a surge in China's local government debt may be a source of global disinflation and rising threats to financial stab... Read Post

Wall Street Derivatives Face Great Wall In China

Business & Finance : Business: The Atlantic (5 years ago)

The Wall Street Journal han article today that is likely to anger Wall Street. And no, it has nothing to do with bonuses, at least not directly. According to the article, China intends to make it very difficult for foreign... Read Post

The Chinese Are Not Our Bankers, And Obama Doesn't Need To Kowtow Towards Them

Business & Finance : Business Insider: Clusterstock (5 years ago)

(This guest post originally appeared at the author's blog) Another Presidential junket to Asia and another one of the usual lectures from China, decrying our “profligate ways”. Today’s Wall Street Journal reports:, “China’s top bank... Read Post

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